Law and Policy


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Rep. Jimmy Gómez: ‘Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Is a Clear and Present Danger to Congress’

"Such advocacy for extremism and sedition not only demands her immediate expulsion from Congress, but it also merits strong and clear condemnation from all of her Republican colleagues."

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¡Wepa! María Rivera Becomes Rhode Island’s First Latina Mayor

The daughter of hardworking Puerto Rican parents proudly carries “la mancha de plátano” in her DNA.

Meet Nellie Gorbea: The Boricua that Keeps Making History in Rhode Island

Being a Latina in a sea of white political power doesn’t deter this native Puerto Rican. ¡Al contrario! It has inspired her to work harder for inclusion.

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Edgardo Cruz Certified With Majority of Votes for Guánica Mayoral Chair

If he prevails, he would make history in Puerto Rico as the first mayor to be elected by direct nomination and the second mayor to be openly gay.

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Florida Democrats Say DeSantis’ Anti-Protest Bill Is Racist

The bill has been widely denounced by Florida Democrats as a measure that “promises selective enforcement against people of color.”

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Rep. Ritchie Torres Wasn’t Deterred by the Chaos on Capitol Hill

"I never thought, as a newly sworn-in Congressman, that I would live through a violent assault on the US Capitol," said the first-time elected official, Rep. Ritchie Torres.

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These Are the First Six Executive Orders Signed by Puerto Rico’s New Governor

Gov. Pedro Pierluisi's executive orders address the coronavirus emergency, crime, and the budget.